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Policy No. G005: Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Policy
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity education institution and employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation and disability in its activities, education programs or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, ADEA and the ADA.
Policy No. G004: University Sex Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct Policy Handbook
Edinboro University and its faculty are committed to assuring a safe and productive educational environment for all students. In order to comply with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the University's commitment to offering supportive measures in accordance with the new regulations issued under Title IX, the University requires faculty members to report incidents of sexual violence shared by students to the University's Title IX Coordinator. The only exceptions to the faculty member's reporting obligation are when incidents of sexual violence are communicated by a student during a classroom discussion, in a writing assignment for a class, or as part of a University-approved research project. Faculty members are obligated to report sexual violence or any other abuse of a student who was, or is, a child (a person under 18 years of age) when the abuse allegedly occurred to the person designated in the University protection of minors policy. Information regarding the reporting of sexual violence and the resources that are available to victims of sexual violence is set forth here.
Policy No. A008: Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania offers services to meet the accommodation needs of students with many types of disabilities. The Office for Accessibility Services (OAS) provides services to students based upon documentation of a disability and a request for accommodations based on this disability.
Student Code of Conduct and Judicial Affairs Procedures
It is expected that all work submitted through this course is the student's original work, generated for the express purpose of completing the requirements of this course. All papers submitted in this course may be screened for originality using Turnitin's plagiarism detection software. This software checks submissions for text matches, Web content, books including classic works of literature, and newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals. Students are to be aware that academic dishonesty is not tolerated in this course and should be familiar with the following definitions:
Cheating. Behaviors including, but not limited to, use of unauthorized notes or reference materials during examinations; copying answers from another student's paper during an examination; the unauthorized possession of academic materials, including exams; the unauthorized exchange of course assessment materials, including exams; the unauthorized exchange of information or collaboration regarding tests, or other course assignments; aiding another to engage in cheating; and/or all other acts of academic dishonesty that any member of this academic community would reasonably understand to be a breach of this academic integrity statement will be considered cheating and an act of academic dishonesty.
Plagiarism. Plagiarism may be defined as the act of taking the ideas and/or expression of ideas of another person and representing them as one's own. This includes, but is not limited to, using ideas or passages from a work without properly attributing the source, paraphrasing the work of another without giving proper credit, and/or the sale, purchase, or exchange of papers or research. It is the student's responsibility to know what plagiarism is and to properly cite the work of others. If a student is in doubt, it is their responsibility to resolve any ambiguity prior to submitting the work. Plagiarism is nothing less than an act of theft, and, as such, is subject to University disciplinary action.
Policy No A062: Class Attendance
Students are expected to attend each and every class meeting in its entirety, and
faculty members shall maintain a record of classroom attendance. Each student is responsible
for verifying his or her attendance when arriving late to class and/or justifying
early departure. Class absences are excused for medical reasons, university activities
approved by the appropriate vice president or designee, and/or for personal exigencies.
University activities appropriate to be considered as an excused absence include but
are not limited to: scheduled athletic events, cultural events, academic competitions,
etc., in which the student is a participant. Other appropriate situations include:
military duties, auto accidents, death in immediate family, medical emergencies. Verification
of such absences may be required by the instructor, and the student is responsible
for make-up work as required by the instructor.
Office of Social Equity
3rd Floor Reeder Hall
219 Meadville Street
Edinboro, PA 16444
Dr. Terrence Mitchell
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Frank G. Pogue Student Center, Suite 213